At 20:03 20-9-2001 +0200, Jade Nicoletti wrote:
I'm running linux 2.4.7-pre6-xfs on a production server. It's a debian potato
installation with some self compiled packages from sid to get all the kernel
dependences fulfilled. I used gcc 2.95.2 to compile the kernel (and all other
Everything works fine and I'd like to thank you for your work. The system is
now up for over two monthes and I have never had any problems. XFS is a great
Now, I have to add more RAM to the server. And as I have to reboot the machine
for that, I thought I probably should update the kernel too.
What do you guys recommend?
1) No kernel update
It it works for you don't break it. If you add ram and it starts crashing
you have a good reason to start looking at the ram. Touch 1 piece at a time.
2) Go with patches/linux-2.4.9-xfs-2001-08-26.patch.bz2
This has some of the min/max issues but seems to do fine for most people.
3) Wait for linux-2.4.10 and the corresponding patch
The VM is reworked as Steve said in another email and this might take a
while to stabalize since XFS interacts with the VM.
Every program has two purposes one for which
it was written and another for which it wasn't
I use the last kind.